Just because something is blended into a smoothie, doesn’t make it healthy. That “power smoothie” you enjoy for breakfast can quickly turn into more of a dessert treat depending on the ingredients contained within. Do you want to drink a milkshake for breakfast or something that is actually nutritious? Here are a few things that can quickly ruin a good smoothie and what you should add instead to boost the nutritional value and contribute to your health.
I get it; your schedule is busy. You work, you exercise, you run errands, you spend time with your family and friends. Taking the time to eat can be hard. Taking the time to eat well is even harder. Or is it? In fact, cooking and preparing healthy, whole foods can often be just as quick as ordering takeout or popping in a frozen pizza…without the dangerous ramifications. If you’ve always wanted to start cooking healthy food at home, check out this article to help you create delicious meals even on the busiest nights.
Grapefruit is one of the most underrated, yet deliciously tart citrus fruits out there. This pink fruit can brighten up any summer day with it’s refreshing, crisp flavor. Plus, it is loaded with tons of health benefits that you may not even know about. While you may only have ever eaten grapefruit with a sprinkling of sugar and a spoon, here are eight creative ways to incorporate this fruit into your diet, and why you should!
Yogurt, one of the healthiest breakfasts you can enjoy, right? Actually, traditional yogurt, whether it is nonfat, low-fat, or any other variation is often packed full of artificial flavoring and sugar and is generally more a dessert food than a healthy way to start your day. For years, Americans have been fooled into believing that the yogurt they buy in the store is full of healthy gut bacteria and probiotics. In reality, yogurt has the potential to be a health powerhouse, but its additives often outweigh its benefits and it is causing your body more harm than good.